Chianti Classico


AREA OF ORIGIN: Tuscany, province of Florence and Siena.
PEDOCLIMATIC ENVIRONMENT: Hilly areas not exceeding elevations of 700 metres and land with arenaceous, calcareous, marly substrata, clayey shale and marl.
GRAPE VARIETIES: Between 75% and 100% Sangiovese, up to 10% Canaiolo Nero.
COLOUR: Bright ruby red verging on garnet red when aged.
CHARACTERISTICS: Wine with generous fruity, well-balanced dry flavour, with hints of red berries, with soft tannins which improves with time to acquire a soft and velvety texture.
GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS: This wine is a particularly suitable accompaniment to game, grilled meat and matured cheeses.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: Serve at a temperature of 18°-20° C.
WINEMAKING: In red, with steeping on skins for about 12-15 days in stainless steel tanks.
AGEING: To obtain the Classic Chianti, the wine must be left for 6 months in oak casks and 3 months in bottles.
BOTTLE: Bordeaux 750 ml
CAPSULE: Bordeaux Red P.V.C. with side writing